Breaking : Fire razes scores of shanties in Ebute Meta, Lagos

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Hundreds of shanties were demolished on Tuesday at the Okobaba sawmill’s Ondo-Ibadan axis in Ebute Meta, Lagos State.

According to sources, the fire began in one of the shanties but rapidly spread to the rest of the neighborhood.

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As of the time of filing this article, attempts by firefighters and residents to put out the fire had not yielded any results.

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An eyewitness told our correspondent that when the fire broke out, residents of the area came out in droves to put it out.

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The cause of the fire could not be determined at the time of filing this article.

Meanwhile, inhabitants of nearby buildings have begun to flee their homes.



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